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The 30 largest airports and airlines in Japan

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in Japan. At Narita International Airport alone, 66 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 103 destinations.

Out of the 14 airlines of the country we have listed biggest 8. All Nippon Airways is leading here with a total of 97 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in Japan

NRTNarita International AirportTokyo66103
KIXKansai International AirportOsaka5157
FUKFukuoka AirportFukuoka3437
HNDTokyo Haneda International AirportTokyo3273
NGOChubu Centrair International AirportTokoname2742
CTSNew Chitose AirportChitose / Tomakomai2337
OKANaha AirportNaha1832
KOJKagoshima AirportKagoshima1012
FSZMt. Fuji Shizuoka AirportMakinohara / Shimada67
ITMOsaka International AirportOsaka422
SDJSendai AirportSendai1114
OKJOkayama AirportOkayama City98
KMQKomatsu AirportKanazawa89
HIJHiroshima AirportHiroshima89
NGSNagasaki AirportNagasaki711
TOYToyama AirportToyama76
KIJNiigata AirportNiigata710
MYJMatsuyama AirportMatsuyama68
TAKTakamatsu AirportTakamatsu66
HKDHakodate AirportHakodate56
AKJAsahikawa AirportAsahikawa / Hokkaidō53
KMIMiyazaki AirportMiyazaki57
OITOita AirportOita55
KUHKushiro AirportKushiro43
KMJKumamoto AirportKumamoto46
MMYMiyako AirportMiyako City33
UKBKobe AirportKobe38
OBOTokachi-Obihiro AirportObihiro31
MMBMemanbetsu AirportŌzora33
UBJYamaguchi Ube AirportUbe32

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 7.84 billion ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Japan. Narita International Airport alone accounted for around 2.64 million metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in Japan

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is All Nippon Airways. In 2021, it carried 8.90 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 225 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Japan are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
NHAll Nippon AirwaysAll Nippon22597
JLJapan AirlinesJapanair15692
NQAir JapanAir Japan8015
MMPeach AviationAir Peach3719
BCSkymark AirlinesSkymark2911
GKJetstar JapanOrange Liner2020
JHFuji Dream AirlinesFuji Dream1617
6JSolaseed AirNewsky1411

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